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Associate Mechanical Technician at Emerson Electric Co in Dayton, Ohio

Posted in Management 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

At Emerson, we are innovators and problem-solvers, focused on a common purpose: leaving our world in a better place than we found it. Each and every day, our foundational values—integrity, safety and quality, supporting our people, customer focus, continuous improvement, collaboration and innovation—inform every decision we make and empower our employees to keep reaching higher. As a global technology and engineering leader, we provide groundbreaking solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and residential markets. Our Emerson Automation Solutions business helps process, hybrid, and discrete manufacturers maximize production and protect personnel and the environment while optimizing their energy and operating costs. Our Emerson Commercial & Residential Solutions business helps ensure human comfort and health, protect food quality and safety, advance energy efficiency and create sustainable infrastructure.

Emerson, a Fortune 500 company with $15.3 billion in sales and 200 manufacturing locations worldwide, is committed to helping employees grow and thrive throughout their careers.
Whether you’re an established professional looking for a career change, an undergraduate student exploring options or a recent MBA graduate, you’ll find a variety of opportunities at Emerson. Join our team and start your journey today.

If you are a Engineering professional looking for an opportunity to grow, Emerson has an exciting opportunity for you!  Based in our Sidney, Ohio location, you will perform daily laboratory tasks to complete engineering project assignments. Your focus will be on improving and developing solutions with compressor technologies for HVAC customers throughout the world, beginning here at Emerson in Sidney Ohio.  You will effectively communicate with peers and internal engineering customers in order to take proper actions for success.  You will assemble, analyize, and troubleshoot various products.  You will also be involved in Safety+5S, & other improvement practices.


  • Adhere to all corporate and laboratory safety standards and poliices, including all EPA regulations

  • Assemble prototype or development type compressors with hand tools, power tools, fixtures, and utilizing other equipment.

  • Maintain and upkeep assembly equipment and work spaces.

  • Operate laboratory test equipment including but not limited to presses, welders, test stands, material handling equipment, and electrical or mechanical measuring devices

  • Communicate technical information related to project statuses to engineers

  • Accurately document assembly or test results

  • Fabricate supporting assembly or test fixtures

  • Meet the physical demands of the role which include manipulation of average to heavy weights (weight range up to 50 lbs.), standing for extended periods of time, use of hand tools, welding, cutting and brazing equipment

  • Work with verbatim compliance with refrigerant handling procedures if assigned.

  • Demonstrate conscientious and ambitious behavior.

  • Follow laboratory assembly or test instructions

  • Work in a team environment and individually.

  • Comply with ISO Standards


You readily take action on challenges, without unnecessary planning.  You identify opportunities that benefit the customer while actively communicating and collaborating with others.  You adapt to any situation and seek feedback to manage complex situations and scenarios. 


  • High School Diploma plus 2-3 years of experience in HVAC/R or mechanical discipline or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Good communication skills

  • Basic mechanical skills

  • Basic computer skills

  • Basic understanding of Lean practice

  • Legal authorization to work in the United States - Sponsorship for this role will not be provided.


  • Associates Degree in a Mechanical competency or HVAC/R field or equivalent plus one (1) year of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Good troubleshooting & problem solving skills

  • Good computer skills

  • Welding skills

  • Understanding of Lean Principles and their use


Our Commitment to Our People

We invest in our employees to ensure they have the marketplace knowledge, skills and competencies to compete and lead in a global economy. Our training programs focus on end-to-end development from onboarding through senior leadership.


Emerson places a high value on ensuring that employees have a good work-life balance. We provide access to a competitive benefits package, including the following: medical insurance, dental and vision coverage, 401k participation with a competitive immediate match, fitness center, tuition reimbursement, parental leave, and an online wellness rewards program. Immediate vacation and holiday leave available, including a shutdown from December 24 through New Year’s Day. Employee resource groups, including a very active Diversity and Inclusion committee, ensure that the Emerson values are incorporated into everyday employee life.

Why Work in the Greater Miami Valley Area

Our facility is located in Sidney, OH which is conveniently located within driving distance to several larger cities, such as Dayton, Troy, and Columbus. The area’s generally low costs of living, excellent school systems, and low crime rates create a family-friendly environment. The area is home to several growing communities with restaurants, festivals, shopping, and arts scenes that make them exciting places to live and work.

About our Location

The newly renovated Sidney campus has 1M square feet of manufacturing floor with an additional 120k square feet of leading-edge lab facilities. This location is the headquarters for the air conditioning and cold chain businesses. Through our 30 years of scroll compressor expertise, our air conditioning related products help bring comfort and convenience in commercial, industrial and residential spaces. The cold chain business helps ensure that food safely and efficiently travels from farm to fork. Approximately 1600 employees work in Sidney, who all support a multitude of business functions. With the blend of businesses and functions represented under this one roof, there are many opportunities for advancement within the Sidney location.

Our success is measured by the positive impact we make on people, our communities and the world in which we live. Learn more about us!.

Our Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion

At Emerson, we are committed to fostering a culture where every employee is valued and respected for their experiences and perspectives. We believe a diverse and inclusive work environment contributes to the rich exchange of ideas that inspires innovation and brings the best solutions to our customers. This philosophy is fundamental to living our company’s values and our responsibility to leave the world in a better place.

Diversity and Inclusion at Emerson is about welcoming, respecting, and valuing the differences each employee possesses. Inclusion is creating a real sense of engagement, belonging and connection for all employees. Learn more about our Culture & Values and about Diversity & Inclusion at Emerson.

Work Authorization

Emerson will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Emerson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. We are committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.

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